HC Deb 02 July 1981 vol 7 cc501-2W
Mr. Pink

asked the Secretary of Defence what type of coastal defence craft is to be provided for Hong Kong; and what will be the cost of each vessel.

Mr. Pattie

The five craft to be deployed by the Royal Navy squadron in Hong Kong will be diesel-powered, steel-hulled patrol vessels, 63 metres in overall length and displacing 700 tonnes. Their unit cost at September 1980 price levels is estimated to be some £8 million, inclusive of fitted equipments and weapons systems.

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